The trials and tribulations of an eight-year old aardvark, his persistent sister DW, his best friend Buster the Rabbit, and a lovable cast of sidekicks and schoolmates. The trials and tribulations of an eight-year old aardvark, his persistent sister DW, his best friend Buster the Rabbit, and a lovable cast of sidekicks and schoolmates.
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January 11, 2013
Raa Raa Finds a Voice
January 10, 2013
Huffty Loses His Voice
January 9, 2013
A Time To Be Quiet, A Time To Be Loud
January 7, 2013
Muffy's Classy Classics Club/ Best Enemies
February 14, 2012
Muffy's Classy Classics Club Muffy buys all of the pretty books and pretty dolls in the The Pretty Pioneers series, and invites her friends to join a pretty book club. But she can't take their criticisms that the books are, well, really poorly written. Will the book club disband or can Muffy open up to new literary experiences? Best Enemies Mom has new clients coming over and they have a daughter who is D.W.'s age....and her name is even W.D.! They're going to be the best of friends! Turns out, no. They don't have anything in common. So D.W. and W.D. work together to convince their parents that they'll just never get along...and somehow, have a lot of fun in the process.
Tales of Grotesquely Grim Bunny/ Pet Projects
November 17, 2010
When the local comic book store changes hands, the new darker and scarier comics are right up Fern's alley. But Arthur can't seem to stomach them. Is it okay to be afraid? Pet Projects Arthur and Francine enters their pets to compete against each other in the ,Perfect Pet, video contest. Pal is SO cute and Nemo has so many tricks! Who will win? After jumping through hoops, Nemo and Pal decide enough is enough. Can't their owners love them for who they are?
Falaelosphy/ The Great Lint Rush
November 10, 2010
At the urging of guest-star author Neil Gaiman (,Coraline,, ,The Graveyard Book,) Sue Ellen tries her hand at writing a graphic novel. When she needs inspiration, she turns to Neil... and to the philosophy lessons of her local falafel vendor! The Great Lint Rush Mr. Toad is back! And he's ready to corner the Sock Market, leaving everyone in Elwood City barefoot. Can Pal and Kate negotiate for their socks....or will there be another sock depression like the Great Chilly Toes Scare of 1929 ??
Nicked by a Name/ The Play's the Thing
November 3, 2010
There is a virus spreading through Lakewood Elementary! It changes the way everyone acts and how they treat each other...it's the new nicknames! Can Brain stop the virus he created or will everyone be mean to each other forever? The Play's the Thing: The playground has been quiet lately - too quiet - and the Tough Customers don't like it one bit. All the rest of the kids seem more interested in electronics than in good old fashioned fun! Can the TCs save the playground or is everyone done playing for good?
The Agent of Change/ D.W. Unties the Knot
October 27, 2010
The Agent of Change The latest animated hit in movie theaters has left Muffy and Francine with a bad taste in their mouths. Why aren't there ever any cool female characters on screen? So with the help of a very talented artist...Molly, the three decide to make their own movie! D.W. Unties the Knot After watching ,The Wedding Channel,, D.W. wants to get married! And, having no idea what this really means, she starts planning herself the biggest unicorn wedding imaginable. But D.W. soon realizes that she got more than she bargained for. Can she back out in time?
The Wheel Deal/ The Buster Report
October 20, 2010
The Wheel Deal After an injury, Brain has to spend some time using a wheelchair. But now he can't compete in a basketball tournament for charity! Or, can he? He meets a new friend, Lydia, who just happens to be a wheelchair basketball player...and shows him how it's done. The Buster Report The class is assigned a report on someone they admire. To everyone's surprise, most especially Buster's, George has picked....Buster! Will George focus on his joke telling, or his food collection? Or will George sing the praises of other traits that often go overlooked?
The Great MacGrady
May 7, 2010
When Mrs. McGrady is diagnosed with cancer, Arthur and his friends all react differently to the news. Lance Armstrong makes a special appearance to show the Elwood City residents how they can take a stand, or ride a bike, for cancer survivors.
The Perfect Game/ D.W's Furry Freak Out
February 26, 2010
Mr. Ratburn's coolest assignment yet is for the kids to design their very own model cities! From minarets to fancy lights, Francine's got plenty of good ideas. As the deadline looms, she's obsessed with making everything perfect. D.W. finds a stray kitten and begs to keep it - after all, Arthur has his own dog!
Looking for Bonnie/ The Pride of Lakewood
February 25, 2010
Famous rock musician Dean Lomax calls on George's dad to fix his equally famous guitar, named Bonnie. Buster and George are convinced that just one strum on Bonnie will give them special powers. To boost school pride, Arthur and his classmates form the Lakewood Pride Committee, which fervently adds members, distributes buttons and creates special chants. But Brain and Sue Ellen decide they don't want to join - and are accused of not loving their school.
Kung Fool/ George and the Missing Puzzle Piece
February 24, 2010
Fern volunteers to help an elderly neighbour, Tony Wu, with his household chores, and then discovers his past life as a Kung Fu master! George's new friend Carl knows all kind of cool facts about trains and about... well lots of things! In fact Carl seems to see the world differently from most people.
Mei Lin Takes a Stand/ The Blackout
February 23, 2010
Binky's baby sister Mei-Lin isn't keen on learning to walk and would rather stick to crawling./ It's the hottest day in Elwood City, when a total blackout leaves its residents without any electricity. Will Arthur and DW survive without AC and TV?
The Secret Guardians/ The Secret Origins of Supernova
February 22, 2010
When Arthur, Binky and Sue Ellen stumble upon a beautiful woodland oasis right by their homes, they vow to keep it as their secret spot./ Arthur is dismayed when he learns an energy drink endorsed by his favourite comic book character is full of sugar - and it doesn't give you any special energy at all!
Arthur's Perfect Christmas
December 20, 2009
Arthur, D.W. and their family and friends frantically make preparations for the "perfect holiday season" - perfect gifts, perfect parties and perfect family traditions for Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. Arthur discovers, however, that perfection is hard to come by, and the joy of Christmas isn't found in an artificial vision of the "perfect holiday season," but in the wonderfully imperfect world in which he lives.
The Good, the Bad and Binky/ Mac Frensky
March 6, 2009
As Emily's new babysitter, Binky introduces his charge to the world of pro-wrestling and teaches her some fierce moves./ Francine and Brain are locked in a stiff competition to win student of the month.
Fernlets by Fern/ No Acting, Please
March 2, 2009
Muffy talks Fern into writing poems for a new line of greeting cards that becomes the hit of Elwood City./ When Fern lands a role in the Elwood City community production of "It Began with a Whistle," she fears she's not talented enough to be a star actress.
Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending/ Prunella and t
February 27, 2009
Prunella and Marina compete to see who can finish the final volume of the Henry Screever series, The Knights of the Bouillabaisse, the fastest./ Prunella is assigned a new school locker, which is rumoured to be haunted! She refuses to believe it... until mysterious and unexplained things start to happen.
Do You Believe in Magic?/ Home Sweet Home
February 23, 2009
Arthur feels jealous when Buster's magic tricks outshine his own./ Buster doesn't want to go to summer camp: he's worried that he won't know anyone.
The Cherry Tree/ Matchmaker, Match Breaker
February 20, 2009
Muffy will do anything to have a gigantic Dream Bouncy Castle at her party, or so she think, but when her favourite cherry tree is cut down to make room for the castle in her yard, she starts to have regrets. Francine and Muffy scheme to set up their older siblings Chip and Catherine. If the two got married that would make the girls sisters!
Brain Gets Hooked/ Arthur's Number Nightmare
February 16, 2009
Brain gets hooked on the latest tween reality show, "Junior Island." When he starts to ignore his friends and his schoolwork, he knows he's got a problem. When Arthur and gang suspect that they're being ranked at school, they become obsessed with what the numbers mean. Is Arthur really smarter than Brain? And is Buster's lucky number eleven?
Paradise Lost/ Silent Treatment
February 13, 2009
Baby Kate is growing up! She's started saying her first words. But the more words she learns, the less she seems to understand their dog, Pal. The two head to the Children's Zoo in search of the Dolly Llama for an explanation. George wonders if anyone would notice if he just disappeared. He vows not to speak until someone notices him.
On this Spot/ The Chronicles of Buster
February 9, 2009
Arthur is dismayed to find that his friends care more about celebrity sightings than they do local history. Buster is obsessed with the extended version of the epic film "The Chronicles of Ahmayzzia."
For the Birds/ War of the Worms
February 6, 2009
Brain dreams of being the first to spot the rare green-tailed grebe. When Mr. Ratburn starts a bird-watching club at school, Brain is panicked! What if someone finds the bird first? Brain is always taking the fun out of Fern's storytelling by correcting her facts. She decides to teach him a lesson by spinning a tall tale that he can't help but believe.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Tibble/ D.W. Swims with
February 2, 2009
The Tibble Twins set out to s their preschool art masterpieces to earn enough money to buy the coveted Krummy Kreepy Kastle. As their business takes off, so does their own appreciation for their art. D.W. and James enter the preschool swim meet and recruit th Arthur and Molly to coach them.
I Owe You One/ Ungifted
January 30, 2009
Buster's always asking Arthur for favours. Worried at the thought of having to repay them all at once, Buster goes on a favour-repaying frenzy. Arthur gives away a present that Buster had given him for his birthday. Now Buster wants the miniature hand-made model of a farm thresher back.
D.W.'s Stray Netkitin/ Bats in the Belfry
January 26, 2009
D.W. is panicked when a Scary Clown virus infects the Read family computer. Who will feed her virtual Netkitin pet, while the computer is down?/ Arthur and D.W. are thrilled when Grandma Thora says they can turn her old attic into a clubhouse _ until they learn late one night that they're sharing their space with bats!
Is That Kosher?/ The Frenksy Family Fiasco
January 23, 2009
Francine's convinced that she can fast on Yom Kippur just like her older sister. Katherine. But that was before Arthur won a free pizza party for all his friends the very same day!/ Francine proposes a weekly Frensky Family Night. But spending quality time together turns out to be harder than she expected.
Never, Never, Never/ Room to Ride
January 19, 2009
Since Grandma Thora gives D.W. so many gifts, it must mean she really loves her, right? But is giving gifts the only way of showing you care?/ Binky Barnes and his friends take to the streets, in their effort to convince Elwood City to vote for new bike lanes - with a helping hand from Lance Armstrong.
Baby Kate and the Imaginary Mystery/ Strangers on a Train
December 31, 2007
D.W.'s imaginary friend Nadine is missing! Baby Kate, Pal, Amigo, and Nemo are on the case. Sue Ellen can't wait to travel on an old-fashioned train with her mom. It will be just like those black and white movies!
Big Brother Binky
November 7, 2007
Binky's family adopts a baby girl from China. Binky delights in helping prepare for her arrival and visiting China. At times Binky worries about how his life will change, and more importantly, whether his new sister will even like him, but he's still the proudest big brother in Elwood City.
Francine's Pilfered Paper/ Buster Gets Real
October 24, 2007
Thanksgiving can be a time for a long, relaxing weekend with family and friends. But for Mr. Ratburn, it's a chance to assign a five-page paper about the holiday! When Buster stops watching Bionic Bunny to watch the new "Top Supermarket" reality series on TV, Arthur fears their friendship is over.
Hic or Treat/Mr. Alwaysright
October 17, 2007
Hic or Treat D.W. gets a case of the hiccups that just won't go away. No matter how much advice she gets from Arthur and his friends, she just can't find the right cure. (Well, at least her Halloween costume as "Hiccup Girl" is all set...) Will D.W. ever get relief - or will she have the hiccups for the rest of her life and set the world record? Mr. Alwaysright It seems that Brain is always right about everything and it's really starting to get on Buster's nerves. But Buster is convinced that someday Brain will make a mistake - and when he does, Buster will be waiting. But is friendship really about being right or wrong?
D.W. on Ice/ Spoiled Rotten
October 10, 2007
D.W. tells her friends that she's a fantastic skater. The truth is, she can barely stand on ice! And with Emily's skating party coming up, how will D.W. face everyone and tell them the truth?/ Accused of being spoiled by her friends, Muffy sets about to prove them wrong by being the most charitable person around.
The Making of Arthur/ Dancing Fool
October 3, 2007
Matt Damon guest-stars in animated form as the host of a new series, "Postcards from You." When the Oscar-winning star puts out a call for homemade videos for his TV show, he sets off a frantic rush among Arthur and his gang to film their lives. Could the experiences of kids in Elwood City really interest a television audience? (Note: This episode promotes the real "Postcards from You" initiative that encourages kids around the country to make their own videos.) Mrs. Molina is a teaching a dance class for kids. Will Francine and George survive the dance class? Or, could they possibly emerge as the next Fred and Ginger?
Phony Fern/ Brain's Shocking Secret
September 26, 2007
Muffy introduces Fern to the joys of personalized ring tones, texting and incessant chatting! Brain is the smartest kid in his class. Everyone knows that! But there's one fact Brain would like to keep secret. Will Binky spill the beans?
Buenas Noches/ Prunella Packs It In
September 19, 2007
Vicita Molina has lost her favourite book - a lovely South American tale of friendship and courage in the Amazon jungle. No book means no sleep for Vicita - or for any of the Molinas. Everyone knows that elementary school is way too early to start thinking about college - except Prunella, who piles on extra-curricular activiities to make her more "appealing."
Arthur Sells Out/ Mind Your Manners
September 12, 2007
To earn money to buy a new video game, Arthur decides to sell his old toys through his school's website. Sales are slow - until Muffy helps Arthur discover how to sell the "sizzle" and not the "steak." The Tibble twins want to take their grandmother out to dinner to celebrate Grandparents' Day, but she'd rather stay home. Could their terrible table manners have something to do with Grandma turning down their invitation?
Swept Away/ Germophobia
September 5, 2007
Arthur, D.W. and Buster discover the simple joys of building sand castles. But can they save their beloved creation from the inevitable ocean tides? Buster's friends have had enough of his sloppy habits, so they band together to educate him on the realities of bacteria. But then Buster goes way overboard.
What's Cooking?/ Buster's Special Delivery
September 27, 2006
Lakewood Elementary is holding a cooking contest, and celebrity chef Ming Tsai is the judge!/ Buster volunteers to deliver the school mail and finds out that his new job is actually hard work!
Unfinished/ D.W., Bossy Boots
September 26, 2006
Oh no! The last few pages of Arthur's really exciting book are missing! Will Arthur ever find out what happens to Dr. Gustavius Boles and Caleb Trimingham on their round-the-world balloon adventure?/ D.W. likes things to go her way, even if no one else likes it. Then everyone stops playing with her.
Do You Speak George?/ World Girls
September 25, 2006
Everyone at school is suddenly speaking their own special language. George can't seem to communicate with his friends! Is developing his own language the answer? World Girl dolls are all the rage. But Muffy despair: how will her accessories collection ever be complete? There's too much to buy!
Blinky vs. Blinky/ Operation: D.W.
September 22, 2006
Binky may be tough and strong, but when it comes to competitive sports, he always seems to choke. Champion bike rider Vance Legstrong gives him some advice. D.W.needs an ear operation. Is it okay to be just a little bit scared? With lots of support, D.W. learns to be brave, and discovers how hospitals help kids every single day.
The Curse of the Grebes/ Arthur Changes Gear
September 21, 2006
The Elwood City Grebes haven't won the Baseball Championship since 1918. But with the addition of three stellar players - voiced by Red Sox players Johnny Damon, Mike Timlin, and Edgar Renteria! - the title is finally within reach. But is Buster the team?s curse? Arthur finally saves enough money to buy the bike of his dreams! But this new bike is way too nice to ride. What if it gets wet? Or dirty?
The Squirrels/ Fern and Persimmony Glitchet
September 20, 2006
After watching the classic horror movie The Squirrels, Arthur and his friends are scared to step out into the playground...and just about everywhere else! Will Arthur ever be able to go outside again? After Her friends finds Fern's story about perfect Felicity Bonchance thought perfectly boring, Fern seeks advice from Persimmony Glitchet, the mysterious and elusive author of the Horrendously Horrible Happenings book series.
Feeling Flush/ Family Fortune
September 19, 2006
When Elwood City experiences a drought, Francine bets Arthur that her family can use less water than his./ The TV show Treasure Caravan is coming to Elwood City! So when Arthur and D.W. discover antiques in Grandma Thora's attic, they're convinced that they'll be rich beyond their wildest dreams.
D.W. Aims High/ Flaw and Order
September 18, 2006
D.W. wants to be the first person to set foot on Mars! But won't angry purple aliens eat her?/ Who's responsible for the crack in Dad's cake platter? All the evidence points to Arthur! And what keeps making that mysterious yet familiar "DUN-DUN!" sound?
Desert Island Dish/ The Secret about Secrets
September 17, 2006
When Mr. Ratburn challenges the class to choose one food for surviving on a desert island, everyone picks potato chips or ice cream! But can they survive on junk food alone? Everyone seems to have a secret - everyone, that is, except D.W.!
September 10, 2006
Arthur's parents have been married for 10 years and it's time to celebrate! But the festivities are cut short when the van breaks down on the side of the road, stranding the whole family. Will the Reads miss their fancy dinner reservation? And, more importantly, will Arthur miss his Bionic Bunny sleepover with Buster?
Binky Goes Nuts/Breezy Listening Blues
June 2, 2005
"Binky Goes Nuts": When Binky discovers that he's allergic to peanuts, he has so many questions: Will he be forced to live without Chinese food? Will he ever again be able to eat with his friends? And most importantly, will his Mom ever calm down? Binky learns that the best way not to go nuts is to be well informed, and to understand his allergy. "Breezy Listening Blues": Much to his horror, Brain gets a "B-" on a test. That's only one grade above a C! What caused this disaster? Could it be the new "Breezy Listening" background music playing at the Ice Cream Shop? Brain is determined to get to the bottom of this before he loses what's left of his IQ.
D.W. Beats All/Buster The Myth Maker
May 31, 2005
The "A" Team/Emily Swallows A Horse
May 26, 2005
Francine and Brain are the best players on the soccer team and, well, sometimes they wish their teammates could take the game a bit more seriously.
Three's A Crowd/"A" Is For Angry
May 24, 2005
"Three's a Crowd" Prunella's favorite time of day is early morning, when she and her Mom do yoga. So when her best friend Marina joins them, will Prunella feel that more is merrier... or that three's a crowd? Can Prunella learn to share her Mom -- or will she have to give up yoga forever!? "'A' is for Angry" When Arthur decides to take-on Brain at an all school checkers competition, everyone rallies behind the underdog. That is until Arthur rejects all the fan support with a big "yowl." Will Arthur get his fan support back... and does he even want it back?
Arthur Makes Waves/It Came From Beyond
May 19, 2005
"Arthur Makes Waves" With the community pool closed for repairs and the temperature on the rise, Arthur and D.W. need a place to keep cool. After accepting an invitation to James's pool, they discover that his older sister is Molly, leader of the Tough Customers! Can Arthur and Molly get along -- and if they can, will their friends let them? "It Came From Beyond" Grandma Thora takes in a stray, an adorable little dog named... Killer? It soon becomes clear that the name fits, as Killer bullies every person and animal in sight. Can Killer let her guard down long enough to make a few friends, or will she have to give up her new home?
Lights, Camera...Opera/All Worked Up
May 17, 2005
Lights, Camera . . . Opera! When Muffy's Dad gives her concert tickets, she couldn't be more excited-until she discovers that she's going to -gasp!...the opera. How will she even understand what's going on let alone stay awake? Opera singer Rodney Gilfry guest stars to show her why Bizet's "Carmen" can be a whole lot more fun than 'Tween Dream!' All Worked Up Arthur aced five quizzes in a row! But his luck runs out when Mom takes a new job. Did his streak end because Mom's schedule is disrupting his perfect routine?! At first Arthur and D.W. get all worked up over this change at home, but they learn that they'll always be priority number one.
Buster's Green Thumb/My Fair Tommy
May 12, 2005
Buster's Green Thumb Buster finds out that his collection of old food makes excellent compost-which makes for even better tomatoes! But he's dismayed when he runs out of fresh veggies to give away...until his new friend who runs the community garden shows him what it takes to grow and care for his own plants. My Fair Tommy Neither of the Tibble twins has ever won the coveted "Good Behavior of the Week" cupcake award. When Tommy sets his sights on getting the prize, can D.W. show him how it's done, or will Timmy stand in his way?
Arthur Weighs In/The Law Of The Jungle Gym
May 10, 2005
When Arthur doesn't fit into his costume for the play, he's shocked to learn that he's gotten "husky-sized." Now he's serious about getting in shape. Will he turn to an all-protein diet? Eat only herbs and berries? Or will he try something really radical . . . exercise?! Muffy found the perfect place to take pictures with her new digital camera-the jungle gym. Unfortunately, it's Tough Customer territory, and Molly wants to bully Muffy right out of her new studio. But Crosswires do not compromise! Or...do they?
Francine's Big Top Trouble/George Blows His Top
May 5, 2005
Francine's Big Top Trouble Francine is sure she will be a star at circus camp. Since Catherine did so well there-how hard could it be? Well, very, it turns out. Will Francine ever get the hang of tumbling? And, more importantly, will she ever step out of her sister's shadow? George Blows His Top George is always more than happy to lend his pals whatever they need, especially Buster. But when Buster's borrowing gets out of control, will George risk their friendship to say enough is enough!
Castles in the Sky/ Tipping the Scales
May 3, 2005
The gang is devastated after their tree house collapses. Can architect Frank Gehry get them to agree on a new design and help them to rebuild? Everyone in Arthur's chorus group is excited about their upcoming performance in Crown City. But then strict Dr. Fugue replaces fun Mrs. Krasny as their teacher.
Flea to Be You and Me/ Kiss and Tell
March 17, 2004
Pal is itching like crazy and the culprit is Pepe, an Italian circus flea. Emily returns from her summer in Paris with the amazing news that she's been kissed - by a boy!
Miffy's Art Attack/ Tales from the Crib
March 10, 2004
When Muffy sees Ganson's kinetic sculpture, she brags that she can make even better ones. Guest star: sculptor Arthor Ganson. Vicita is upset at having to trade in her cherished crib for a big-girl bed, so D.W. shares her story of that same rite of passage.
Desk Wars/ Desperately Seeking Stanley
March 3, 2004
It's the hottest school day of the year and tempers are even hotter. To keep the peace, Mr. Ratburn moves Brain and Arthur away from their usual desks - and sets off a chain reaction resulting in the most explosive desk war in third grade history! Arthur's teddy bear Stanley protected Arthur when he was afraid of the dark - and more. But now Arthur is eight years old, he doesn't need his furry friend anymore. Right?
Big Horns George/ Bleep
February 25, 2004
George is inspired to write and perform his own blues song. Guest stars: Koko Taylor and Taj Mahal. Bleep: D.W. overhears a mysterious and powerful word and embarks on a quest to discover its meaning.
Dear Adil, Bitzi's Break-up
January 21, 2004
Arthur worries that his letters to his new Turkish pen pal, Adil, will be boring. After all, how can Elwood City compare to Adil's fantastical life in Turkey? Bitzi's breaking up with her boyfriend and Buster is really sad. Harry is his favourite baseball buddy!
Vomitrocious! - Sue Ellen Chickens Out
December 17, 2003
Francine starts to feel queasy - and then throws up in the cafeteria! Now she's afraid to go back to school. Sue Ellen learns that a fast-food chain is taking over the beloved Sugarbowl, so she rallies the gang to stage a protest.
Fernkenstein's Monster/ D.W. Dancing Queen
December 10, 2003
Fern tells a tale so scary that Arthur and the gang become afraid of her! Can she create a different story that's fun instead of frightening? Binky decides to teach D.W. to dance, but she just doesn't seem to get the moves.
Arthur's Snow Biz/ Bugged
December 3, 2003
Winter hits Elwood City and Arthur sees dollar signs! Sure, Brain sometimes really bugs people, but then he wakes up one morning to discover that he's a cockroach!
Fernfern and The Secret of Moose Mountain/ Thanks a Lot, Bin
November 26, 2003
Fernfern and the Secret of Moose Mountain: Fern can't wait to climb Moose Mountain so that she can have exciting adventures like Zutzut, the famous comic-book hero! Binky decides to become "No More Mr. Nice Guy."
February 5, 2003
April 9th begins like any normal day...until a fire forces Lakewood Elementary to close. The kids have a wide range of emotional reactions.
Prunella Sees the Light/ Return of the Snowball
February 3, 2003
To make everything perfect for her sleepover with Marina, Prunella happily styles her room to resemble a Henry Skreever book. But then she panics. For six months, two weeks and four days, D.W. has been trying to solve the mystery of her snowball's disappearance. So when it reappears, she's ecstatic!
The World of Tomorrow/ Is There a Doctor in the House?
January 29, 2003
Binky is totally dreading Mr. Ratburn's annual class sleepover at the Science Museum. Arthur and D.W. face the ultimate challenge when Mom gets a bad cold and then - gulp! - gives it to Dad!
D.W.'s Time Trouble/ Buster's Amish Mismatch
January 27, 2003
D.W. is sick and tired of being bossed around all the time. Why couldn't she have been born before Arthur? Buster becomes enamoured of the simple Amish lifestyle and vows to forgo all modern conveniences.
Pick a Car, Any Car/Jenna's Bedtime Blues
January 22, 2003
The Read family car is broken, and so is Arthur's heart. How can Mom and Dad even think of replacing it? Jenna is finally invited to Muffy's annual slumber party - and she's absolutely horrified!
Elwood City Turns 100!
January 20, 2003
Arthur and his friends commemorate their 100th episode in show-stopping styl witha musical tribute to Elwood City for its centennial celebration Andthe real, human Larry King interviews the animated Elwood City gang.
Tibble the Truth/ Waiting to Go
January 15, 2003
When the Tibble Twins' constant lying lands them in constant trouble, they promise to tell only the truth. Binky and Brain collide on the soccer field, breaking Brain's new watch and nearly breaking their friendship. Could things get any worse?
Ants in Arthur's Pants/ Don't Ask Muffy
January 13, 2003
To excel in science, Mr. Ratburn's class has to prove that they have P.A.N.T.S. - the ability to be patient, attentive, nosy, thoughtful, and systematic. And Arthur's certain he's got 'em to ace his ant-farm project! To launch her career as a rich and famous talk-show host, Muffy starts an advice column in the school newspaper.
Francine's Split Decision/ Muffy Goes Metropolitan
January 8, 2003
Lakewood Elementary is sure to win the big bowling tournament on Saturday with Francine leading the team. So what if her cousin is having his bar mitzvah at exactly that time? Muffy happily accepts Sue Ellen's invitation to spend the weekend in the big city. At last! Her big chance to revel in glamorous fashions, high culture, and fine cuisine!
Cast Away/ Great Sock Mystery
January 6, 2003
Arthur is thrilled when Dad invites him to go fly fishing for the weekend. But then a change in plans forces them to include D.W. Ever wonder where all those missing socks go? One minute they?re in the laundry basket, and the next...poof!...they?ve vanished! Baby Kate and Pal - and some of their furry friends - team up to solve the great sock mystery.
The Boy with His Head in the Clouds/ More!
January 11, 2002
All the kids know that George is smart - so why does he sometimes have trouble reading and writing? D.W. is thrilled to be getting an allowance. At last, she'll be rich and powerful!
Prunella's Special Edition/ The Secret Live of Dogs and Babi
January 11, 2002
Every kid in town is lining up to get The latest book about everyone's favourite boy wizard - except Prunella, who's ordered a monogrammed, limited edition, coming all the way from England. Join an adventure into their secret world of Baby Kate and Pal, where Arthur and D.W. watch impossibly immature TV shows, and silly grown-ups are often in need of rescue!
Citizen Frensky/ D.W.'s Backpack Mishap
January 10, 2002
Francine's new paper, The Frensky Star, complete with embarrassing photos and sensationalized headlines, is a smashing success ... until her friends stop speaking to her. Somebody has stolen D.W.'s backpack! In the backpack left behind, D.W. finds clues in an assortment of exotic objects.
Muffy's Soccer Shocker/ Brother, Can You Spare a Clarinet?
January 10, 2002
Muffy's proud that her dad is the new soccer coach ... until he exhausts the team with demanding drills like the piston, the muffler, and the - gulp! - shock absorber. The try-outs for the Young Persons' Orchestra are coming to Lakewood Elementary and everyone agrees that Binky is a shoe-in. So why is Binky suddenly refusing to play in band practice?
Sue Ellen Gets Her Goose Cooked/ For Whom the Bell Tolls
January 9, 2002
Sue Ellen is so obsessed with the popular internet game, Virtualgoose.com, that she starts imagining her friends as geese to be conquered! D.W. lost her voice! For Arthur it's a dream come true - until Mom asks Arthur to take care of her.
The Boy Who Cried Comet/ Arthur and Los Vecinos
January 9, 2002
Buster is convinced that he's seen real UFO's, and he uses Muffy's fancy new telescope to get the proof. What he discovers is much more terrifying - a comet hurtling directly toward Earth! Mr. Sipple from next door is moving away and Arthur wonders - who will be the new neighbours?
The Good Sport/ Crushed
January 8, 2002
When the Athlete of the Year Award doesn't go to Francine, she makes no effort to hide her hurt feelings. Michelle Kwan, world champion figure skater and graduate of Lakewood Elementary (who knew?), guest stars to teach Francine about good sports(wo)manship. Arthur can't believe his parents are hiring a babysitter - he's 8 years old! Besides, babysitters are b-o-r-i-n-g!
Arthur Plays the Blues/ Buster's Sweet Success
January 8, 2002
Arthur's new piano teacher Dr. Fugue is as strict as he is odd. Will Arthur be fired from playing the piano? When Buster signs up to sell candy for the band, he figures it's easy money - who doesn't love chocolate?
Arthur Loses His Marbles/ Friday the 13th
January 7, 2002
Arthur discovers that Grandma Thora is a marbles champion, he trains with her so he can beat all his friends. Brain doesn't believe in superstitions, so when his defiance leads to a string of bad luck, he's stunned. Can he reverse the trend before the unluckiest day of them all - Friday the 13th?
Sue Ellen Gets Her Goose Cooked/ Best of the Nest
January 7, 2002
Sue Ellen is so obsessed with the popular internet game, Virtualgoose.com, that she starts imagining her friends as geese to be conquered! Brain want to initiate a camping trip ... in the real woods. Will any of his friends be forgo their computers for a real, live adventure?
Arthur's Family Feud/ Muffy Gets Mature
January 12, 2001
Who ruined Dad's perfect souffle? Muffy starts reading Mature Miss magazine and looks for more sophisticated friends. But is she in over her head?
The Lousy Week/ You Are Arthur
January 12, 2001
An army of lice has descended on the heads of Lakewood Elementary. Who or what is strong enough to defeat them? What if you could BE Arthur for a day? View Arthur's life through his very own eyes.
Just Desserts/ The Big Dig
January 11, 2001
Arthur's love of sweets leads to an upset stomach and a series of rather "Grimm" dreams. Grandpa Dave shares a secret map, and Arthur and D.W. hunt for a buried treasure and discover some family history.
The World Record/ The Cave
January 11, 2001
Why is Buster walking backwards? and Muffy not talking? They're trying to set world records of course! Stalactites and stalagmites and bats, oh my! Arthur thinks his class trip to the Clark Caves will be really cool - but won't it be, um, dark in there?
The Last of Mary Moo Cow/ Bitzi's Beau
January 10, 2001
When the Mary Moo Cow show is cancelled, D.W. is devastated. How can television - or life as she knows it - ever be the same? Buster's mom has a new boyfriend, and Buster fears the worst.
It's a No-Brainer/ The Shore Thing
January 10, 2001
Brain loses his cool and loses to Buster in the Math-a-thon. Arthur and D.W. beg Dad to take them to Aqualand - the coolest water park ever! But he says that he knows an even better place.
Sleep No More/ Pet Peeved
January 9, 2001
Have you ever been so excited that you couldn't sleep? How can Buster possibly win Pizza Paula's all-you-can-eat contest - and free pizza for life - without sleep? Binky volunteers to look after Francine's cat, Nemo, for the weekend.
Kids Are from Earth, Parents Are from Pluto/ Nerves of Steal
January 9, 2001
It's Lakewood Elementary Parents Open House! How will the kids survive a whole evening of their parents' embarrassing antics? Buster can't cope with being the only kid in Elwood City who doesn't have a Cybertoy, so he takes matters in his own hands by "borrowing" one from the store.
The Election/ Francine Goes to War
January 8, 2001
"I, Muffy Crosswire, do solemnly swear to uphold the office ..." Actually, it's only a mock election in Mr. Ratburn's class, but Muffy takes it just as seriously. Francine can't believe it. She gets in trouble no matter what she does - thanks to the new nosy next-door neighbour! Will Francine get to play her drums or fight with her sister ever again??
Arthur and the Big Riddle/ Double Date
January 8, 2001
Is winning really everything? Alex Trebek lends his voice as Alex Lebek, host of the cool new game show, RiddleQuest. Arthur's wish to play hooky becomes a group pact.
What Is That Thing?/ Buster's Best Behaviour
January 27, 2000
Arthur and friends are all faced with seemingly impossible tasks, from fixing a model biplane to babysitting D.W. But they each encounter a mysterious and magical device that solves all their problems. What is that thing? Buster knows he's fun, but he beginning to feel like he's not particularly good at anything. Arthur knows he's smart, but he's beginning to feel like he's boring.
1001 Dads/ Prunella's Prediction
January 26, 2000
Buster cheerfully insists that he will miss the Father's Day picnic because he has other plans. When Rubella's tarot card foresees the delivery of a special birthday present, Prunella predicts a gift of flashpants, the hottest new fashion.
Blinky Barnes, Wingman/ To Beat or Not to Beat
January 25, 2000
Is Binky's obsession with catching Big Blue Butterfly destined to make him the Captain Ahab of Elwood City? And what will become of Moby Dick - er, Big Blue - if it falls into Binky's clutches? Is that horrible racket iit a sewer sucking machine? A turbo bug extermination device? No, it's Francine practising her singing and drumming for the Talent Show!
D.W. Tale Spin/ Prunella Gets It Twice
January 24, 2000
What happens when you combine Greek mythology with D.W.'s imagination? Getting two Polly Locket dolls almost ruins Prunella's birthday party. That, and Francine's bad mood - why, she wouldn't even sing Happy Birthday!
Blizzard/ Rat Who Came to Dinner
January 21, 2000
A big blizzard takes out the electricity (and - gasp - television). Can neighbours find ways to help each other survive through the storm? The unthinkable is happening: Arthur's teacher is moving in.
The Contest/ Prove It
January 20, 2000
What would happen if Arthur and his friends entered a contest to write story ideas for their favourite tv show? Look out world! D.W. has discovered science!
Buster's Breathless/Fright Stuff
January 19, 2000
Based on the books by Marc Brown, this animated series tells stories about Arthur, his family and friends. Although Arthur is portrayed as an aardvark and his friends as other animals, they lead the same life and face the same dilemmas as any group of 8-year olds. BUSTER'S BREATHLESS: Will Buster's friends ever treat him the same after they learn he has asthma? Maybe the answer will be found on a guided tour through....Buster's lungs. FRIGHT STUFF: Prankster Poltergeists have arrived in Elwood City- and are just in time for the "Scare Your Pants Off" costume party! It's boys versus girl in what becomes a great big battle of the pranks, until the kids learn a lesson about practical jokes...from a spooky source.
Hide and Snake/ Muffy's New Best Friend
January 18, 2000
The kids capture a snake and learn that it's possibly poisonous - but only after it gets lost in Arthur's house! Why is Muffy interviewing for a new best friend? She and Francine are usually inseparable.
My Music Rules/ That's a Baby Show
January 17, 2000
It's the duel of the century as cellist Yo-Yo Ma faces jazz saxophonist Joshua Redman in the toughest gig of their careers - in the Elwood City Library! When Arthur gets hooked on the baby show Love Ducks, he tries to hide it from his friends - not an easy feat since it's on at the same time as the new Bionic Bunny spinoff everyone's talking about.
D.W.'s Library Card / Arthur's Big Hit
January 17, 2000
When D.W. discovers that she can get her own library card, she rejoices at the world of books waiting for her. Is it ever okay to hit someone? Arthur finds himself on both ends of the hitting question.
Mom and Dad Have a Great Big Fight/ D.W.'s Perfect Wish
September 23, 1999
When Mom and Dad fight over spilled milk, Arthur and D.W fear the worst. Is it Arthur or D.W.'s fault? And worse, will Mom or Dad have to move out? Turning five is a major, big deal event! But D.W. worries that she fribbled away her preschool years on meaningless pursuits. To make up for it, this year's birthday wish must be especially meaningful.
Arthur's Dummy Disaster/ Francine and the Feline
September 22, 1999
When painfully shy George brings a ventriloquist's dummy to school, a popular kid is born! Suddenly, everybody wants to hang with George and his witty wooden pal, Wally. But can George make it on his own? Arthur thinks the best pet to have is a dog and Francine probably would have agreed - that is, until little Nemo came along.
What Scared Sue Ellen?/ Clarissa Is Cracked
September 21, 1999
Sue Ellen's not afraid of much, but when she encounters a really creepy howling noise in the woods, she's scared for real and musters up the gang for a showdown. When Grandma lends her porcelain doll, Clarissa to D.W. for a week, they have the most wonderful adventures together. But will all that fun blemish the fair Clarissa?
Double Tibble Trouble/ Arthur's Almost Live Not Real Music F
September 20, 1999
Playing with the Tibble twins requires preparation, endurance and earplugs. But when one twin gets sick, playing with the other should be a lot easier - shouldn't it?? Arthur and the gang create their own music videos. What they lack in high-tech video gear, the make for in state-of-the-art imagination!!
Attack of the Turbo Tibbles/ D.W. Tricks the Tooth Fairy
September 17, 1999
After sneaking a peak at the forbidden "Terrific Turbo-Troopar Toy -T-Bot Team" TV show, the Tibbles are out of control. D.W. needs money-quick. When she tries to pull a fast one on the the Tooth Fairy, will Arthur have to pay?
Popular Girls/ Buster's Growing Grudge
September 15, 1999
Sue Ellen and Fern take a popularity quiz they find in a magazine for teenagers. They change their personalities to become more likable, but why does it seem no one likes them anymore? Buster's convinced that this great joke will mean the difference between a successful oral report and a failure. But then Binky steals his material.
Aurthur Rides the Bandwagon/ Dad's Dessert Dilemma
September 14, 1999
They all have their own names and personalities and they're so darned cute! But there aren't anymore Woogles - stores are sold out. Will Arthur grow up Woogle-less? When Dad volunteers to cater a school party, Arthur fears the worst. What will Dad make this time? Chunky pudding balls? Cranberry-prune crumble? Turnip muffins?
Binky Rules/Meet Binky
September 13, 1999
Writing your own name in graffiti all over the school wouldn't be very smart, right? Binky says he didn't do it, so detectives Fern and Buster are on the case. Can they work together to solve the crime or will their client be sent up the river? MEET BINKY: You met them first in "Binky Rules" - the newest, hottest, hippest music craze in Elwood City. Arthur and the gang have Binky hats, Binky t-shirts and Binky CDs, but what they really need are Binky concert tickets!
The Chips are Down/Revenge of the Chip
September 10, 1999
What a mysterious, beautiful thing is a green potato chip - and D.W. just ate a gigantic one! But then she hears a rumor that they're poisonous and she's resolved to live what's left of her life to the fullest because, well, it's only a matter of time... REVENGE OF THE CHIP: Sure, kids do some pretty embarrassing things, but do Moms have to tell everyone? When the story about the green potato chip hits the local newspaper, it's just too much! How can D.W. get Mom to stop blabbing about it?
Background Blues/And Now Let's Talk to Some Kids
September 9, 1999
Wouldn't it be way cool to find out that your ancestors where famous frontier explorers? Or royalty? But what if, as Francis and Muffy are about to find out, they were just...plain folks? AND NOW LET'S TALK TO SOME KIDS: The Magic Toolbox show is coming to Ratburn's class to put the kids on TV! The kids prepare for stardom, but a behind-the-scenes star saves the show.
Arthur Goes Crosswire/Sue Ellen and the Brainasaurous
September 8, 1999
ARTHUR GOES CROSSWIRE: Since they rescued Wilbur Rabbit (the guy who plays Bionic Bunny on TV) Arthur and Muffy have been inseparable. Arthur figures it's best that Friends of Wilbur stick together. But the rest of their friends are growing tired of the new Arthur. Can he be "de-Muffied?" SUE ELLEN AND THE BRAINASAUROUS: Brain's a great partner for a school assignment - unless you want to work on it, too! When he's paired up with Sue Ellen for a team project, she expects to be a team player. Can Brain tolerate anyone else messing with his perfect A?
D.W. All Fired Up/I'd Rather Read It Myself
September 7, 1999
Based on the books by Marc Brown, this animated series tells stories about Arthur, his family and friends. Although Arthur is portrayed as an aardvark and his friends as other animals, they lead the same life and face the same dilemmas as any group of 8-year olds. D.W. ALL FIRED UP: What exactly is a fire drill anyway? When Ms. Morgan announces they'll be having one during preschool, D.W. wants no part of it - it sounds way too scary. Can she manage to stary home from school every day until the danger passes? I'D RATHER READ IT MYSELF: The Tibble Twins are better than D.W. at just about everything--they can yell louder, bounce higher, and even get dizzier. It would be great if D.W. could at least read before the Tibbles do! Can she spin a tale dazzling enough to convince them she can?
Arthur and D.W. Clean Up/ The Long Dull Winter
September 6, 1999
Arthur just might make it to Happy Crazy Wow Day at the park - if he and D.W. can work together to clean both their rooms! What's wrong with Arthur? Is he bored? In love? Arthur and the gang realize they are suffering from an an acute lack of holidays. What's the cure?
Buster's Back/The Ballad of Buster Baxter
September 6, 1999
Buster's coming home! Today!! The words spreads fast, but so does the fear that Buster will be ...different somehow. He has been traveling all over the world and even visited countries where they eat snails and stuff. Will he ever want to hang out with plain old Arthur again? THE BALLAD OF BUSTER BAXTER: Art Garfunkel lends his voice and likeness to the guitar-strumming moose minstrel who sings "The Ballad of Buster Baxter" the story of how Buster feels when he comes home to Elwood City. It seems to Buster that not only have his friends changed while he was gone, but they've forgotten all about him. Will he ever fit in again?
Arthur's Treasure Hunt/ The Return of the King
May 3, 1999
When Buster digs up an ancient arrowhead, everyone else wants to hunt for buried treasures too. But how can Arthur become a famous discoverer of lost civilizations and stuff if his Mom won't let him dig up the back yard? Arthur and the gang suffer a humiliating defeat against the stronger, smarter competitors at the Medieval Fair. Can Arthur save the day-and be crowned King?
How the Cookie Crumbles/Sue Ellen's Little Sister
September 18, 1998
What's a budding entrepreneur to do when her homemade cookies hit the big time? Especially when the recipe isn't really hers? Should Muffy do the right thing - or just keep quiet and rake in the dough? SUE ELLEN'S LITTLE SISTER: Arthur and Francine would love to lend their sisters to Sue Ellen, who's sick of being an only child. But Sue Ellen realizes you should be careful what you wish for, after her quest for the perfect sibling leads her to ...D.W.
D.W.'s Name Game/Finders Key-pers
September 17, 1998
What's in a name? A lot of hurt feelings, sometimes. At least that's what D.W. and Arthur discover when their efforts to insult each other get out of control. Although the contest improves their vocabulary, the endless name-calling becomes, well, deleterious. FINDERS KEY-PERS: Arthur, Brain and Pinky find a key - but to what? The city? The new science musuem? A brand new sports car? And which of them will get to keep whatever fabulous thing they find? When they decicde to split it 50-50-50 the trouble really begins.
Arthur vs. the Very Mean Crossing Guard/D.W.'s Very Bad Mood
September 16, 1998
ARTHUR vs. THE VERY MEAN CROSSING GUARD: Arthur and the Brain encounter a new crossing guard on the way home from school. This guard isn't just mean, he's nuts! He charges$10 to cross the street and if you don't pay his goons will find you! Is this guy for real? D.W.'s VERY BAD MOOD: D.W. is making Aruthur's life miserable! (Hard to imagine but true). Francine decides she'd better find the key to D.W. s cranky behaviour before Arthur loses his mind.
Francine Redecorates/Arthur the Loser
September 15, 1998
Francine likes bats and lizards, while Catherine's taste runs to lace. Normally, it's fun to be different, but not if you're two sisters sharing the same room. Space gets very tight at the Frensky's, when this odd couple decides they've had enough togetherness. ARTHUR THE LOSER: There's only one thing in life Arthur really wants - and that's to say "I win" like the kids he sees on TV. But whether he playing basketball or a brand-new board game. Arthur just can't stop losing. Is it really so wrong to...cheat a little?
Love Notes for Muffy/D.W. Blows the Whistle
September 14, 1998
When Muffy tries to bribe the judges at the school science fair, Francine and the Brain plot revenge. But the thrill is short-lived after Muffy turns the tables, and the joke, on them. D.W. BLOWS THE WHISTLE: D.W. a newly-duputized Junior Safety Officer, has a reputation for being a strict enforcer of the rules -- well, OK, a tattle-tale. How far--or how high--will she go to make sure everyone is safe and sound?
Grandma Thora's Appreciation Day/Fern's Slumber Party
September 11, 1998
Arthur and D.W. are planning a surprise party for Grandma Thora. They're doing it all by themselves--thank you very much -- and they're not even fighting! But somehow, in the midst of all the party-planning mayhem, one teeny detail gets forgotten--the guest of honour. FERN'S SLUMBER PARTY: Shy Fern hosts a slumber party at her mother's urging. Her guests are sure it will be the most boring party of all time -- but when disaster strikes, Fern's special talents save the day. Or in this case, the night!
Sue Ellen's Lost Diary/Arthur's Knee
September 10, 1998
Poor Sue Ellen has lost the one thing she's never without -- her diary. But as her friends help her look for it, they start to wonder---how come she won't let them read it? What's in this diary anyway? ARTHUR'S KNEE: Arthur's hurt his knee but won't tell Mom--because then she'd know he'd been playing down at the dump. Can the Brain and D.W. convince Arthur to face up to it and take his tetanus shot like a man---umm, an ardvark?
Water and the Brain/Arthur the Unfunny
September 9, 1998
Is the Brain a snob? That seems to be the only explanation for why he won't go to Waterworld with the rest of his friends. But Arthur concludes that theory is all wet as he tries to discover what's really bugging the Brain. ARTHUR THE UNFUNNY: Arthur's a notorious joke-killer. But when he's scheduled to perform as a carnival clown, Arthur decides he'll learn how to make people laugh....or else!
Arthur's Faraway Friend/Arthur and the Square Dance
September 8, 1998
Arthur's in the midst of writing a great adventure story with Buster when he gets some very bad news.. Buster is leaving town to go live with his Dad for a while. Is this the end of their story? Is it the end of their friendship? ARTHUR AND THE SQUARE DANCE: Does Francine have a crush on Arthur? That's what Binky thinks - and soon even Arthur is begining to wonder. Can Arthur avoid Francine and her cooties, for the rest of his life?
D.W.'s Deer Friend/Buster Hits the Books
September 7, 1998
The Reads go on a camping trip and D.W. wants to bring a little bit of nature back home -- a rather large deer named Walter! BUSTER HITS THE BOOKS: Somehow, Buster has managed to get through school without ever reading a book. But now the pressure's on - he's got just one week to finish a whole - entire book---with CHAPTERS! and write about it! Will he live to tell the tale?????
Arthur Meets the President/ Arthur's Mystery Envelope
December 5, 1997
When D.W. gets lost during a White House tour, she meets up with a kind employee who reunites her with her family and invites them all to stay for pizza. Mr. Haney gives Arthur a sealed envelope to bring home to Mom, and Arthur and his friends fear the worst.
Lost!/ The Short, Quick Summer
December 4, 1997
Arthur is taking the city bus by himself for the first time. But when he falls asleep and wakes up in an unfamiliar part of town, scared, frightened and lost, he doesn't know what to do! Summer vacation is over already? But Arthur didn't do all the things he planned to!
Arthur vs. the Piano/ The Big Blow-Up
December 3, 1997
The big music recital for parents is coming up and Arthur is confident - until he hits a bum chord during a practice recital for students at school. Now he's terrified. Francine and the brain can both be pretty competitive. When it get out of hand, they refuse to co-operate with each other, and the soccer team risks losing the next big game. Arthur and Buster try to patch things up.
Arthur's TV-Free Week/ Night Fright!
December 2, 1997
Arthur and his friends have plegded to try not to watch TV for a whole week. When they learn "Bionic Bunny vs. the Techno Turtles" is on TV Sunday night, Arthur and Buster are ready to give in. School tough-guy Blinky Barnes sleeps with a night light to keep the scary nightmares away. But what's even scarier is that someone might find out!
Buster Baxter, Cat Saver/ Play It Again, D.W.
December 1, 1997
A cat is stuck in a tree, and it's Buster Baxter to the rescue! D.W. is driving Arthur crazy! She won't stop playing her new "Crazy Bus" CD. Then it turns up missing.
Arthur's Underwear/ Francine Frensky, Olympic Rider
November 28, 1997
Arthur thinks it's hilarious when Binky Barnes' pants split during class - that is until he starts having nightmares about showing up pant-less himself! When Francine finally saves enough money for horse-riding lessons, she's crushed to learn that her sister Catherine is much better at it.
Arthur Makes a Movie/ Go to Your Room!
November 27, 1997
Too young to see a real "James Hound" movie, the kids decide to make their own. D.W., who was not playing nice with Kate, is sent to her room for ten minutes. Along with her imaginary friend Nadine, she try hard to last the whole ten minutes!
D.W., The Picky Eater/ Buster and the Daredevils
November 26, 1997
DW nearly misses Grandma Thora's birthday party because of her tantrums at restaurants. She promises to be good, and when her Little Bo Peep Pot Pie comes, it's delicious! Arthur and Buster meet two really cool kids and want to be just like them.
Blinky Barnes, Art Expert/ Arthur's Lucky Pencil
November 25, 1997
Arthur and Buster have teamed up with Binky Barnes to do an art project for school, and Binky, who's never been very excited about school work, wants to focus on abstract art. Arthur finds a pencil that seems to bring good luck. Everyone wants to use it, but it's getting shorter and shorter!
Arthur Meets Mister Rogers/ Draw!
November 24, 1997
Mister Rogers is visiting Elwood City and will be staying in Arthur's house! (Mom and Mister Rogers are old friends.) Arthur's excitement turns to embarrassment when he learns the other kids think Mister Rogers is for babies. The trouble all started when Fern drew a not-too-flattering cartoon of Francine.
Arthur's First Sleepover/ Arthur's New Year's Eve
February 14, 1997
Have you ever been afraid of the dark? Despite D.W.'s threat of aliens, Arthur sets his tent for his first sleepover. Mad she can't be part of the sleepover, D.W. has some fun of her own. What exactly happens at midnight January 31? There are plenty of rumours, but no one seems to know for sure. Arthur is determined to stay up and discover the horrifying truth.
My Club Rules/ Stolen Bike
February 13, 1997
The gang can't agree on rules for their club. Francine's embarrassed by her crummy old bike. Why can't she have a shiny, new one like her friends? When the teasing gets too much, Francine does the only thing she can.
I'm a Poet/ The Scare-Your-Pants-Off Club
February 12, 1997
Challenged by Fern to enter a poetry contest, Arthur and his friend each write a poem to be judged by the famous poet Jack Prelutsky. A group called PAWS - Parents Against Weird Stories - wants to take the highly popular Scare-Your-Pants-Off books, a series of hair-raising, spine-tingling ghost stories, out of the library! Can the Scare-Your-Pants-Off Club save the day?
D.W.'s Blankie/ Arthur's Substitute Teacher Trouble
February 11, 1997
D.W., tomboy, gymnast, has one little secret -- her blankie. When it mysteriously disappears, Arthur is pressed into service. Find that blankie -- or else! The unbelievable has happened -- Mr. Ratburn is sick. And who's going to be the substitute? Ms Rodentia Ratburn, Mr. Ratburn's younger sister. Will they survive until Mr. Ratburn returns?
My Dad the Garbage Man/ Poor Muffy
February 10, 1997
Mr. Ratburn's class is taking a field trip to visit parents at their jobs. Francine's not sure she wants the class to know about her dad's job. A new carpet and an attack of sneezing means Muffy must spend the weekend at Francine's. For poor Muffy this means sharing a room and -- gasp! -- eating leftovers. Can their friendship possibly survive?
D.W. Thinks Big/ Arthur Cleans Up
February 7, 1997
Arthur gets to do everything. He even gets to carry the ring in Aunt Lucy's wedding. But D.W. gets her chance when suddenly it's a good thing to be little. Elwood City's park is in sad shape, and after grumbling about it, the kids find themselves volunteered to clean it up.
Arthur's Tooth/ D.W. Gets Lost
February 6, 1997
It's bad enough to wear glasses all the time. But does Arthur have to be the last person in his class to lose his baby teeth? If you think being lost is a humongous, super-giganto department store would scare a four-year-old, think again.
That Snow Mystery/ Team Trouble
February 4, 1997
D.W. saves everything. But her most prized possession is a snowball from last winter. "My snowball is gone!" D.W. sniffles. Can anyone solve the case of the mysteriously vanishing snowball? Arthur, Francine and Buster must do a report on ancient Rome - - but can they work as a team to complete the assignment?
Sue Ellen Moves In/ The Perfect Brother
February 3, 1997
A new girl arrives in town, and no one knows anything about her. Is she an invisible spy from am alien nation? Or just a regular girl named Sue Ellen? It's great having a friend spend the weekend, isn't it? He can do his homework quietly, clear the table, say thank you and please and in general prove what a perfect kid he is - and you aren't.
Arthur's Almost Boring Day/ The Half-Baked Sale
January 31, 1997
It's raining, it's pouring and boy is it boring! But then, in Grandma Thora's attic, Arthur and D.W. discover some really fascinating stuff about their parents. Grandma Thora is helping to organize a bake sale, only Arthur hasn't the heart to tell her that her cookies lack a certain something - like sugar.
D.W. Rides Again/ Arthur Makes the Team
January 30, 1997
In the heart of every four-year-old lurks one big, gnawing desire: to get rid of those training wheels! Arthur's playing baseball on a team with Binky, Buster, Francine and the Brain. Can Coach Frensky work with a team where everyone is fighting about who gets to be pitcher and no one wants to practise?
Arthur's Chicken Pox/ Sick as a Dog
January 29, 1997
The circus is in town! The whole family's excited. Then Arthur gets chicken pox! Will he recover in time? Or will D.W. torment him forever? Arthur's worst fears come true when poor, sick Pal has to sleep overnight at the vet's. It's D.W.'s fault, he's sure.
Meek for a Week/ Arthur, World's Greatest Gleeper
January 28, 1997
Muffy bets Francine she can't be nice to everyone for a whole week -- and soon wishes she hadn't. OK, Arthur didn't mean to tell a lie, he just got stuck in a sort of fib.
Arthur and the Crunch Cereal Contest/ D.W. Flips
January 27, 1997
A year's supply of Crunch Cereal is in store for the person who can write the new Crunch Cereal jingle. Arthur is sure he can do it, but when it comes to writing the song, something seems to be lacking. How hard can it be to do a cartwheel on a balance beam? And what choice does D.W. have when her honour is at stake?
Arthur's Family Vacation/ Grandpa Dave's Old Farm
January 24, 1997
What's got mouldy bathrooms, lumpy beds and lots of rain? Arthur's family vacation. But Arthur discovers there are 101 fun things to do in the rain. Arthur and D.W. go to visit their grandfather who lives on a farm. But Grandpa Dave isn't your usual kind of grandfather.
Arthur the Wrecker/ Arthur and the True Francine
January 23, 1997
Arthur always seems to wreck things, and this time it's Mom's computer - not a great position to be in when your Mom is an accountant and it's the middle of tax season. It seems nothing can come between absolute best friends Muffy and Francine, until Muffy cheats on a math test and lets Francine take the blame.
So Long, Spanky/ Buster's New Friend
January 22, 1997
D.W.'s beloved bird gets very sick, and despite D.W.'s eager ministrations, Spanky dies. But when a lonely frog decides to adopt D.W., she faces her greatest test - can she risk giving her heart to another pet? All of a sudden, Buster doesn't have time for Arthur. All he wants to talk about is his new friend Mike.
Arthur Writes a Story/ Arthur's Lost Dog
January 21, 1997
Arthur decides that his regular old life is just too boring to write about for his school assignment. But when his tale of getting Pal starts to involve invisible elephants and trips to outer space, Arthur loses his audience. Pal runs away at a local parade. Is Pal unhappy at home? Or does Pal's disappearance have something to do with Baby Kate's hysterics?
Arthur's Baby/ D.W.'s Baby
January 20, 1997
Arthur is not sure he's ready for a new baby in the house. What do babies do besides cry? Some of his fears seem to ring true: Kate doesn't like him. Or does she? No one ever told D.W. that babies cried all the time and threw up on your clothes and got all the attention. Just how long will Baby Kate be hanging around? And who would even miss D.W. if she ran away to Button Island?
Arthur's Birthday/ Francine Frensky
January 17, 1997
Only four more days until Arthur's birthday party! But to Arthur's horror, it turns out Muffy's having her birthday party on the very same day. Francine finally has the lead in a school play and she's become a stage tyrant.
Arthur Babysits/ Arthur's Cousin
January 16, 1997
You think running a marathon is hard? Try babysitting the Terrible Tibble Twins. Arthur's family is hosting the once-a-year-is-more-than-enough family reunion when a major thunderstorm occurs.
Arthur's New Puppy/ Arthur Bounces Back
January 15, 1997
Arthur's new puppy is exactly what he wanted. But training a puppy is harder than Arthur thought. A mere ten dollars stands between Arthur and the shoes he's been dreaming about. A garage sale yields the money he needs - but at an unexpected cost.
Arthur Goes to Camp/ Buster Makes the Grade
January 14, 1997
Arthur and his friends go to summer camp, where it's strictly boys vs. girls. Buster Baxter: class clown, the life of the party, everyone's favourite jokester. Unfortunately, though, Buster's grades aren't as good as his jokes. How can he possibly get a B on the final test when he's allergic to studying?
Locked in the Library/ Arthur Accused!
January 13, 1997
Arthur and Francine are fighting. But when they both get locked inside the Elwood City Library, they either have to make up, or prepare for a long, dreary, scary, evening. When Buster opens his detective agency, he has no idea his first job will involve Arthur. Is Arthur really a thief?
Arthur's Pet Business / D.W. the Copycat
January 10, 1997
How can Arthur prove to his parents that he's responsible enough to take care of his very own puppy? D.W. has decided that from now on, she'll be just like Arthur. She'll walk like him, talk like him, follow him wherever he goes. How can Arthur persuade D.W. to stop?
D.W.'s Imaginary Friend/ Arthur's Lost Library Book
January 9, 1997
Someone only D.W. can see has moved in with the Reads. Her name is Nadine and she follows D.W. everywhere. Arthur is first to take out the newest Scare-Your-Pants-Off book from the library. Unfortunately, a week later, he just can't figure out where he put it!
D.W. All Wet/ Buster's Dino Dilemma
January 8, 1997
The beach! The sun-dazzled beach! D.W. simply refuses to have fun. Doesn't everyone know there are octopuses in the water? Buster and Arthur make a long-awaited field trip to a dinosaur excavation. On his own Buster discovers a very interesting bone -- is it the remains of a dinosaur? Despite the call of science, Buster doesn't want to relinquish his find.
Arthur and the Real Mr. Ratburn/ Arthur's Spelling Trouble
January 7, 1997
It's the first day of third-grade and Arthur's biggest fear has come true - his new teacher is the dreaded Mr. Ratburn. Arthur is chosen to compete in the annual all-school spell-a-thon, and after a hard week of studying, he's on stage, facing Prunella and the Brain!
Arthur's Eyes/ Francine's Bad Hair Day
January 6, 1997
For some reason, Arthur isn't doing very well in school anymore. Maybe he just needs glasses? It's school picture day. Muffy is determined that Francine will look her best, and Francine has been shamed into rising to the challenge.